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Old 02-24-2018, 07:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Winners of the kitless contest

In third place, magpens, aka Mal Phillips, for his kitless ballpoint pen he has won a $50 gift certificate from Rockler

In second place, wizard, aka Shreenath Doctor, for his mokume gane fountain pen he has won4 diamond blanks from mckenziedrums valued at $75.

And in first place, dhop1218, aka Duncan Hopkinson, for his blackwood, copper and aluminum fountain pen he has won a Magic Skew from T. Shadow and Co. valued at $90.

Congratulations to each of those who entered.

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Old 02-24-2018, 07:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Three beautiful pens. Congrats to each.

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Old 02-24-2018, 08:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Congratulations guys.
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All of these guys work on a whole different level and definition of talent. Gorgeous works of art
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Old 02-24-2018, 08:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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They are indeed all worthy winners. I can often tell by the style who it was that made a kitless pen but that amazing black / copper pen had me stumped.
Fellow Brit, Duncan hasn't even made his first post yet and has silently come in and blown away the competition. Well done how about an intro?
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Great job, guys!

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Absolutely beautiful. These pens are amazing!!

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Congratulations! Those are great looking pens!
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Great looking pens and well deserved win.
Congrats to all of you.
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Thanks for the recognition, everybody !! . I feel very gratified !

It is an amazing thing what the decision to enter a pen contest can do to stimulate your creative juices. . Once I started, the novel ideas kept flowing. . Hope to further refine .

I have already messaged Duncan to chastise him for springing on us like he did without even filing an Introduction !!! . What a pen !!

Of course, Doc's pen is fabulous ..... but we have grown to expect that from him !!

The other entrants did an amazing job too .... there should have been 7 prizes !!

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